If your home has been damaged by the recent floods in southeast Louisiana, you will need to submit a flood claim, if you have flood insurance. Steps for submitting the claim and reaching agreement with an adjuster on the dollar amount for the covered loss or appealing denial of payment can be found here.
Federal Declaration of Disaster Does Not Suspend Payment of Mortgage, Rent, Car Payments, Student Loans, and Open Accounts
By Alan J. Berteau on
Posted in South Louisiana Flooding
President Obama has declared 20 parishes in Louisiana to be Major Disaster Areas. The presidential declaration recognizes the obvious, grim reality of the tragedy in Louisiana, but more importantly enables flood victims in these parishes to apply for federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Authority. A previous article on the Kean Miller Louisiana…